Oando reported better-than-expected results. Sales grew 12.9%59% y/y. Oando’s Q2 PBT ws N2.8bn as a result of a sequential increase in the PBT margin of 11 basis points. A higher-than-expected tax rate of 30% meant that net earnings actually only grew by 8.7%.
The upstream businesses as well as Gas & Power helped offset slight weakness in the marketing business.